Jervis McEntee Diaries

Tuesday September 17, 1878

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, Monday, September 17, 1878, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Service Sunday evening. Picture. Yeisley reading & praying & guides in tent. Yeisley left for home. William went in for letters. Tour round the lake. Visit the farm. Stevens farm--cleared 20 years ago, grown up again. Select a new camp. Beautiful view of Katahdin and islands. Sand beach, cold spring brook. Plenty of ducks. Fish for pickerel--no success. Return to camp. Head ache but not severe. Slept well.

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